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Last updated: 13 December 2019
Datum:Montag 2 September 2002
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C650 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 650 Citation VI
Fluggesellschaft:CAAC Air Traffic Management Bureau
Kennzeichen: B-7023
Werknummer: 650-0221
Baujahr: 1992
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TFE731-3B-100S
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:15 km (9.4 Meilen) von Xichang (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Xichang Airport (XIC/ZUXC), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Xichang Airport (XIC/ZUXC), Volksrepublik China
The Citation VI operated on a calibration flight to check the Xichang Airport (XIC) ILS of runway 36. While circling for another approach, the aircraft collided with the wooded slope of the mountain at a height of 2560 m which was shrouded in clouds. Airfield elevation is 1560 m and missed approach procedures call for a climb to an altitude of 2750 m before turning left.

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